The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:26/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets ......
Western Fighter Engine DevelopmentAuthor: Douglas, Calum E.Code: 59866Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:23/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war.
Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by ......
5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
Author: Chorlton, MartinCode: 59871Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:13/11/2020Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
With its roots dating back to the late 1940s in the de Havilland Comet airliner, the Nimrod already had pedigree when it first appeared in the late 1960s in place of the Shackleton in the Maritime Reconnaissance role. Fewer than fifty were built for the RAF, the type being steadily upgraded throughout its career right up to its retirement in ......
Living and Dying with the CorsairAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 59748Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:13/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"Despite everything I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs, they were the best you know even though it took me sometime to realise this when so many friends died flying them." (Colin Facer, Corsair pilot, HMS Illustrious) The Vought-Sikorsky Corsair was one of the most potent fighters of the Second World War. It was also one of the most ......
Force Ace of AcesAuthor: Even-Epstein, BG GioraCode: 59250Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:13/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
For more than thirty years, Giora Even-Epstein flew fighters for the Israel Air Force, achieving recognition as a highly skilled military aviator and the highest-scoring jet-mounted ace with the most number of confirmed victories in the French Mirage.
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the superAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 57136Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
The Lockheed P-38Author: Blake, SteveCode: 59333Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lightning Strikes-The Lockheed P-38 is a comprehensive history of one of the most successful and versatile aircraft of the Second World War. The book covers its design, production and technical details as well as its service in every USAAF combat theatre, with foreign air forces and as postwar civilian aircraft-supplemented by detailed appendices.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
Author: Vieira, JpCode: 59361Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous F-15 Eagle, a US cold war-era twin-engine jet aircraft that has seen service with the US, Israeli, Saudi Arabian and Japanese air forces. It is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 ......
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59368Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the single variant of the NAA Mustang P-51B-1-NA, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b+w and colour.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59365Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the single variant of the Henschel Hs 126B-1, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings form wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b+w and colour.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59366Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 12 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Scale plans for aero modellers in 1/72 scale of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief fighter aircraft, featuring twelve A3 size scale plans of the different versions.
16-MOnthAuthor: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 59085Price:AU $21.95Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
• Our Spitfires 2021 premium calendar features 13 pages in total.
• 4-months from the previous year at the start on a planner page.
• Included within are 13 full colour images.
• Featuring a large grid for entering important ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59111Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Synonymous with the Battle of Britain and as iconic as Churchills cigar, the Spitfire holds a special place in the nations hearts as perhaps Britain’s most famous military aircraft. Instrumental during World War II, now only a handful of these frontline fighters remain airworthy. Featuring magnificent images of this supreme British fighter, the ......
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 59851Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date:25/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Fairey Firefly two-seater strike-fighter emerged from a troubled gestation to become one of the most widely used and effective aircraft of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm. It first saw service in 1944 during the attacks on the battleship Tirpitz as it lurked in the Norwegian fjords, then served in the Far East as the Fleet Air Arm ......
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.
Willy Messerschmitt and the Development of History's First OperationalOperational Jet FighterAuthor: Harvey, James, NealCode: 59331Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:15/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of Willy Messerschmitts life, and shows how this aeronautical genius built many revolutionary airplanes - not excluding the Luftwaffes mainstay, the Me-109 - and culminating in the Me-262. In July 1944 the Allies were stunned by the appearance of the Messerschmitt Me-262, the worlds first operational jet warplane. This ......
The BiographyAuthor: Glancey, JonathonCode: 59323Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIS BOOKS Published date:15/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolise Britains defiance ......
The Hunter in Fighter ReconnaissanceAuthor: Walpole, NigelCode: 59980Price:AU $52.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
New Guinea 1943-44Author: Claringsbould, MichaelCode: 59327Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Although New Guineas Thunderbolt pilots faced several different types of enemy aircraft in capricious tropical conditions, by far their most common adversary was the Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa, codenamed Oscar by the Allies. These two opposing fighters were the products of two radically different design philosophies. The Thunderbolt was heavy, ......
Britain's Hidden Civilian ArmyAuthor: HowmanCode: 59148Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
They built thousands of Spitfires, hidden in garages, bus depots, shed and barns... but nobody ever knew
North American's Bastard Stepchild That Saved the Eighth Air ForceAuthor: Marshall, James William "Bill"Code: 58902Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
During World War II, the United States Army Air Corps was led by a cadre of officers who believed implicitly that military aviation, particularly fast heavy bombers at high altitude, would be able to destroy strategic enemy targets during daylight with minimal losses. However, by 1942 the Flying Fortress was proving vulnerable to Luftwaffe ......
Jet Fighters 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57864Price:AU $81.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:10/08/2020Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
"Germany's air ministry was quick to grasp the potential of the jet engine as early as 1938 and by 1939 several German aircraft manufacturers were already working on fighter designs that would utilise this new form of propulsion. Rocket engines too were seen as the way of the future and companies were commissioned to design fighters around them."
Single 21Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59970Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:03/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A 'Fake' HistoryAuthor: Brockman, AndyCode: 59734Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the story of Lincolnshire farmer David Cundalls quixotic quest to unearth dozens of Spitfire fighters he believes were buried at the end of WWII. Armed with a high-tech survey showing mysterious shapes under the sunbaked surface of Yangon Airport, Davids expedition is equipped with state of the art JCB excavators, supported by a crack ......